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    Apollo 9 Flown Custom-Fitted Communications Earpiece Directly from the Personal Collection of Mission Lunar Module Pilot Rusty Schweickart, with Signed LOA. A custom-molded orange earpiece of approximately 1" x 1" x 1.125" overall dimensions. Attached is an 11" long narrow connecting tube/ cable. This was attached to the internal intercom system and used by Schweickart during the mission. Each astronaut's earpiece was specially made for extra comfort on the long mission. Excellent condition.

    Included with this lot is a letter of authenticity signed "Russell L. Schweickart" on his personal letterhead, stating: "I hereby certify that the accompanying custom fitted intercom earpiece was worn by me during the Apollo 9 mission in March, 1969. This item has been part of my personal collection since the mission."


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    November, 2011
    30th Wednesday
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